Several lovely authors are hosting me on their blogs today, and each one has different excerpts from the book. The authors also interviewed me, and I tried to share stuff you might not have heard before. Please stop by these blogs and say hello. I'd be honored if you did.
"We don’t order many pairs that small. Let me check and
I’ll be right back.”
Humans considered a size five small
for a female’s foot? Well, she could easily remedy that. Sarah blinked at her
tootsies and they grew to a size nine. She really wanted to try those red
Nick’s laugh rang out, deep and
melodious. “No. Tradition of the islands says fair maidens should be kissed at
“I didn’t read that in any brochure.
You’re making that up.”
“No, kissing on a ship at midnight
with an island as a backdrop is a new ritual.”
“Oh, really. Whose?”
“Mine. I just established it.”
Oops! Nick made a mistake. Check this excerpt out.
That man said he attended the show
and saw Ash kiss you. He said you enjoyed it.”
Carolyn tapped her foot. “Who are you going to believe? That
stranger or me?”
Nick glowered down at her but said nothing for a few
seconds. “You, I guess.”
“Goodbye, Nick. That answer took too long, and it was the
wrong one anyway.” Carolyn turned on her heel and swiftly left the store.
I had fun writing this story. Actually, it is partially based on a personal experience. When my dad died, I took a cruise to Catalina Island and found it therapeutic. The airline lost my luggage, and of course, that happens to Caroline, the heroine too. The tour of the Island is one of my favorite memories. When I find my photos, I'll share them with you.
Another friend toured an art gallery while in Catalina and the electricity went off. Yep, that's in there too.
You never know what an author might use when they hear a story.